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Good Old Games Adds Ubisoft to Catalog

9c5568cfade677ebce1a9acb1c390a5ef41627a9The great Polish website for DRM-free PC games just added some Ubisoft games to their catalog. Right now you can get Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Beyond Good and Evil and IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946.

Soon you sill also be able to get Heroes of Might and Magic, Far Cry, Ghost Recon and Rainbox Six.

All games are priced at $9.99 and like I mentioned before are DRM-free XP and Vista compatible.

So again if you haven’t checked it go on Good Old Games and enjoy.

March 30, 2009 Posted by | PC News, Video Game News | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jeff Kaplan Leaves for a New MMO

1001While the news that Blizzard is working on a new MMO isn’t exactly ‘news’ since rumors have been rempant ever since they posted new job offers for a “new MMO project” about two years ago.

However yesterday we got news that Jeff Kaplan, the lead designer on World of WarCraft, is effectively moving on to this new project. He will still keep an eye on his 11 million subscriber baby though.

No one knows exactly what the new project will be about since Blizzard has denied numerous time that it will be a World of StarCraft, or a project related to Diablo. Now I’d love to see Blizz try their hand at a Sci-Fi themed MMO and the potential battle between Star Wars: The Old Republic and World of StarCraft could be a fun one but aside from another brand new license there are still some old franchise that could fit the bill.

Lost Vikings is the first that pops to mind but I don’t see it and the protagonists would be too similar to the WarCraft Dwarves. One that could be really is Blackthorne, an old awesome game that came out on the PC and 32X. It was modern/futuristic, dark…in essence very different from WoW.

Anyway at this point it’s all wishful thinking so let’s wait and see…

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February 13, 2009 Posted by | Industry News, PC News, Video Game News | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Free Games On Gog.com!

I already talked about Good Old Games a few months back (see here). It is a very noble endeavor by Polish CDProjekt to propose old games for $5-10 that are entirely compatible with XP and Vista and DRM-free.

That being said they just released two old school point ‘n’ click for download, entirely for free!
These two games are Beneath a Steel Sky and the infamous Lure of the Temptress, both developed by Revolution Software.

In order to enjoy these classics just head over to Good Old Games (see the link on my sidebar) and download the games.

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December 19, 2008 Posted by | PC News, Video Game News | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Old Republic First Video Documentary

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Here is the post from the official website.

LucasArts and BioWare today announced that the first video documentary for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ will be posted on the game’s official website on Friday, December 12. The video gives an overview of the upcoming story-driven massively multiplayer online PC game set in the timeframe of the Star Wars™: Knights of the Old Republic™ franchise and provides the public with its first look at in-game footage

Be sure to check it out tomorrow.

December 11, 2008 Posted by | PC News, Video Game News | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment